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TIIE MOItXIXtt OREGOXIAX- TOURSDAY, ATGUST 21, 1913.
FURLONG HELD 115
Ex-Special Policeman, in Jail.
Identifies Man He Says He
Recognized on Train.
HARRY COLEMAN DETAINED
Former Officer, Arrested on Spree,
Tells Story ot Holdup Alleged
Teggman Barron Dies With
out Confessing His Guilt.
In Leo Furlong. 23 years old. four
tlmea arrested for robbery. Sheriff
Word believes be has one of the three
men who held up and robbed passen
gers on the O.-W. R. & N. Soo-Spokane
train as it was leaving the East Side
yards Tuesday night. Furlong, who
was arrested at his home. S68 Delay
street, was positively identified by
Harry Coleman, a, former special po
liceman, who asserts that he was on
the robbed train, and that he rocognlxed
Furlong. Both are held In Jail with
out bail. Furlong as a suspect and Cole
man on an open charge.
Coleman, who was discharged several
months ago for intoxication while on
duty, was in Troutdale yesterday aft
ernoon, drinking. He showed a metal
badge, and said that he was a special
agent of the O.-W. R. N. Company.
He swore in Thomas Corter, a saloon
keeper of Troutdale. as a deputy.
Sheriff Word sent Deputies Phelan and
Ford to Troutdale, where they arrested
Coleman and brought him back to Fort,
Stolen Goods Not Feud. '
. Under quizzing Coleman said that be
knew one of thp robbers. He named
Furlong, but was afraid to tell where
Furlong lived. The deputies, finding
Furlong's home, arrested him in bed.
A search of the premises revealed none
of the stolen goods.
Coleman told the following story of
I am an ex-trainman and was rid
ing on the train, through courtesy of
one of the men. I started to get Into
the cab, and the engineer told me that
I could not ride there. So I started
back through the train, because the en
gineer told me that the conductor was
Reams and I knew him and felt sure be
would let me ride. Just as I was going
through I heard a shot and thought it
was a torpedo. Then the train came to
a stop, and someone shouted that there
was a holdup. I ran on Into the rear
car and shouted for Bomeone to give
me a gun. Just then up came Furlong.
He shoved A gun in my face, and said:
"111 give you a gun, Duckey-' Then,
when I started away be fired at me,
and the bullet went into the wall.
Sbootlng la Explained.
"I hopped off and went to the front
ot the train and started to pull a whis
tle. Someone, a trainman, I tblnk, told
me to cut it out, and I got scared and
started up the bank. There were two
men there and they yelled at me to
stop. I ducked and ran and they fired
at me. Then I hid in the bushes and
when the train started again I boarded
It and went to Troutdale."
Officers believe that Coleman was
the man whom Detectives Hyde and
Vaughn shot at as be came up the
bank from the train.
Coleman says be has known Furlong
for several years, and information was
gathered by the Sheriff to prove that
the two were about town yesterday
drinking. Furlong and members of hjs
family assert that he was ill the night
of the holdup, and went to bed at 6
o'clock, from which time, they said, he
did not arise until Deputy Sheriffs Phe
lan. Lumsden, Ford and Lorfield ar
rested him. His description tallies well
with that of the younger and more
nervous of the two robbers in the rear
coach, the man who held a revolver on
Without making any statement to
clear up the mystery of why he was
shot at the scene of the hold-up, Joe
Barron, alleged yeggman, died at St
Vincent's hospital at 3 o'clock yester
That the Job was the work of "hop
heads" is generally believed among the
officers. Chief Special Agent Wood, of
the railroad company, and Detectives
Coleman, Hellyer and Howell, say it
was a "boob trick," the robbers going
at their work in a bungling manner.
Robbers Overlook: S3O.OO0.
f The robbers made no attempt to get
1.10,000 carried on the train as a pos(
Earl Barn? tt. living at 223 West Park
street, and Royal Eastman, known as
"Red." both minors, were "riding the
rods" on the train when the hold-up
occurred, and it was Barnett who first
broke for the bank of Sullivan's Gulch
to give the alarm. The boys say that
they were waiting at the east end of
the Steel bridge to catch the train,
when they saw three men lurking in
the neighborhood. All were hard
looking characters. As the engineer
tried his air brakes, imediately after
leaving the Interlocking system and
entering the gulch, the trio swung
Both youths are further sure that
Barron was one of the three and that
he was the man who ran toward the
rear of the train, firing a revolver. As
the smaller of the pair who went
through the observation car, the man
known by his partner as "Dick." was
. obviously drunk, it Is the accepted
theory that he, bewildered and prob
ably thlnkingBarron an officer, fired
the fatal shot.
TAX CHANGE IS SUGGESTED
C. V.' Galloway, of State Board, In
Favor of Fall Payments.
" ASTORIA, Or Aug. 20. (Special.)
"One great trouble with the assess
ment and tax collection system in Ore
gon at the present time is that the
taxes are due and payable in tne eany
Spring, which is the one period of the
entire year when money is the least
plentiful," declared C. V. Galloway ot
the State Board of Tax Commissioners.
"Could the change be made so that
taxes would be payable in the Fall,
after the harvests are over and at th
close of the Summer, when everyone
has been at work, the burden of taxa
tion would not be nearly so great a
drain upon the resources or the people.
The tax commission believes that, and
it is working to bring this change
gradually Into effect.
Mr. Galloway, with Assessor Lelnen
weber, is going over several matters
in connection with the 1913 assessment
roll, as well as making a trip of in
spection to various sections of the
Folk County Crops Excellent.
DALLAS, Or", Aug. 20. (Special.)
Crop conditions in Polk County are the
best in years. The grain and hay have
mostly been cared for, and from all
over the county bumper crops are re
ported. The hops are in excellent con
ditlon and the yield promises to be
exceptionally large. The prunes are of
superior quality this year and the trees
ENGINE CREW HELD UP IN
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FIREMA.V CHESTER MONROE
Some Victims of Ill-Fated State
of California Left in
BODIES OF 10 ON WAY, TOO
Belief Krprcsscd That Hulk of
Steamer, In 25 Fathoms of Water,
Too Deep for Divers to Work.
DeadYetEn tombed 1 n Cra f t.
SEATTLE, Aug. 20. The steamships
Jefferson and Northwestern, which will
reach Seattle Thursday night and Fri
day morning, respectively, are bring
ing the surviving passengers f the
lost steamship State of California, ex
cept several who are in a hospital at
Juneau suffering from shock and In
juries; the bodies of ten passengers
and the surviving members ot the crew
of the sunken boat, except five who
remained with the wreck.
It is believed that the bulk of the
ill-fated ship is In such deep water
more than 25 fathoms that the divers
who have gone north will not be able
to work, but this depth has not been
verified by soundings. No bodies have
risen from the wreck, and this is taken
to indicate that the boat was not
broken up. Even if the divers cannot
explore the ship, they will be able to
break it up and release some of the
The assertion that the State of Cali
fornia struck an uncharted rock, com
ing so soon after the testimony of
Captain Archie McKay, of the steam
ship Yukon, wrecked on Sannak Island
in June, that he lost his bearings be
cause the soundings did not agree with
the charts, has caused the Government
to contemplate a resurvey of Gambier
Bay and Sannak Island to determine
whether or not the charts are true. It
is declared by mariners that currents
along the Alaska shore have changed,
as well as depths, and the recent earth
quakes and volcanic disturbances are
said to have altered the sea floor.
Captain Robert D. MacGUllvary.
pilot of the State of California, who
is in a Juneau hospital, is much less
seriously injured than first reports
said. He suffered a fracture of two
The steamship company still places
the number of drowned at 32. and other
estimates are about 40. All the pas
sengers whose names are published In
the list of missing are given up for
The steamship company today added
four names to the list of missing. The
new names are those of Frank Fuller,
embarked at Prince ' Rupert, B. C;
James Gustaveson. embarked at
Wrangell. Alaska: Ernest J. Reld, em
barked at Prince Rupert: August
Vresh, embarked at Prince Rupert.
This brings the list of known miss
ing up to 17. Among those 17 names
are those of eight women. .
JUNEAU. AlaskaTAug. 20. A launch
arrived tonight from Gambler Bay with
the body of W. A. Dyer, of Milwaukee,
Wis., which was picked up in floating
wreckage on the bay. This la the 11th
body recovered. The Indians in the
vicinity of Gambier Bay salvaged a
large amount of whisky, freight and
steamer furnishings. They became
drunk on the whisky, but were care
ful to turn over all personal property.
Mr. Dyer, who was a student in Mar
quette Medical College, Milwaukee,
perished while his stateroom mate and
traveling companion, Paul Neacy, also
a student in Marquete College, was
6oundlngs with a 34-fathom line
show no bottom where the State of
California went down 200 feet from
MISS FUIDD'S BODY KECOVEKED
Body of Xortli Dakota Girl, to Be
Taken East by Friend.
MONMOUTH, Or.. Aug. 10. (Special.)
From the latest reports received last
night there remains no doubt as to the
fate of Miss Blanche Frldd and Miss
Minnie Harland, passengers on the ill
fated steamer State of California. Miss
Frldd's body has been recovered and
fullv identified by friends. Her body
will" be taken to Valley City, N. D by
Miss Mable West, who was a personal
friend and intimate acquaintance before
SULLIVAN'S GULCH ROBBERY
A.D ENGINEER G. E- PHELPS,
she came to Oregon.
Every effort will be made to locate
Miss Harlan's body, and word has been
sent to her brother at Osgood, Ind., her
old home, informing her parents and
her immediate relatives of the sad acci
dent. SPUR WILL PASS GULCH
Spokane, Portland & Seattle to Run
JAne to Factory District.
v Surveys are being made for the rail
way spur which will be built in Sulli
van's Gulch by the Spokane. Portland
& Seattle Railway Company to East
Eighteenth street. This track will
start from East Second street between
Bust Burnside and East Ankeny and
pass under the east approach to the
Burnside bridge. It then passes through
the vacant property between East Third
and East Second streets to Sullivan
Gulch, where It turns eastward into tho
The line surveyed so far Indicates
that fie route will be along the south
side of the 0.-W. R. & N. Company's
right of way. Between East Eighth
and East Twelfth the survey runi
through and alongside the high bluff,
which will necessitate a deep cut along
that side and a probable fill between
the mouth of the Gulch and East Eighth
The route along tho south side is be
in? cleared of brush as far as the East
Twelfth-street bridge. This spar is
needed to reach the warehouse and fac
tory property which was recently sold
by the Oregon Real Estate Company to
RED MEN ELECT OFFICERS
Fortland Men Honored at The
Dalles Fraternal Convention.
The great council of the Improved
Order of Red Men for the state of Ore
gon, which was in session here for the
last three days, came to a close today,
when the following officers were
elected: Great prophet. Bert West, of
Scappoose: great sachem, Frank G.
Micelll, Rosebnrg; great senior saga
more, Henry Cue, The Dalles: great
junior sagamore, W. S. Angle, Svensen:
great chief of records, Lewis H. Hamig,
Portland; great keeper of wampum, I
A. Nobel, Oregon City, representatives
to the great council of the United
States, James A. Devlin, Pendleton, and
Dr. Theodore Fessler, Portland. T. C.
Riechle, of Portland: W. C Gaddis. of
Roseburg: Thomas Roy, of Scappoose,
and A. Y. Anderson, of Astoria, were
appointed chiefs by the newly-elected
great sachem. The new state orphan
board is composed of Dr. Theodore
Fessler, of Portland: O. L, Dickel, Port
land: W. L. Little, Oregon City; S. L.
King, Portland: F. L. Henderson, As
toria, and Bert West, Scappoose.
The great -council in 1914 will meet
PERMITS EASY TO OBTAIN
Twelve Wardens In County May Au
thorize Slashing Fires.
Numerous residents of Multnomah
County wishing to burn slashings each
day telephone to Supervising Warden
J. J. Elliott, who makes his headquar
ters at 71 Teon building. In order to
get the address of the nearest warden
who can issue a permit to burn. ,
Mr. Elliott says he is out of the city
frequently and people sometimes are
delayed in getting their permits,
whereas, if they know the names and
addresses of the various wardens, per
mits could promptly be secured. There
are now 11 wardens in the county be
tides Mr. Elliott, and each has author
ity to issue burning permits. They are:
G. Bell. Troutdale; O. F. Folkenberg.
Holbrook; H. F. Hansen. Llnnton; J.
Hillyard, Gresham; C S. Keller. Bridal
Veil; George Keney. Gresham: D. W.
McKay, .Cleone; J. C. O'Nell, Palmer;
Ben F. Rees, 316 Fenton building. Port
land: E. H. Thompson. Bridal Veil, and
W. E. Thompson, Palmer.
In case of any fires prompt notice to
any of the wardens or fo Mr. Elliott
will be appreciated.
GRAZING REDUCTION ASKED
Senator Iane Makes Request for Na
WASHINGTON, Aug. ' 20. Senator
Lane, at the request of the National
WoolgrowerB Association, has asked
the Forest Service to make a general
reduction of rates for grazing sheep in
the National forests. . Forester Graves,
responding, says he will tak up the
question with Secretary Houston as
soon as the latter returna .to Washington.
Western End of Columbia Road
to Be Urged During Ses
' sions at Gearhart.
WORK ON EAST END NEAR
President Meier, of Association,
Asks for Awakening of Sentl-'
' ment and Slajor Bowlby Is
to Talk on Effect.
Julius L. Meier, president of the Co
lumbia Highway Association, yesterday
sent out invitations to the good roads
advocates ot Oregon to attend the sec
ond session of the association to be
held at Gearhart, Or., August SI nd
September 1, when the counties
through which the proposed Portland
Coast road would pass, will be urged
at once to adopt means to complete
the second unit of the road along the
Columbia In Oregon.
Washington and Columbia counties
In particular will be urged to take up
their part of the work of creating a
great scenic highway between Portland
and the ocean.
The Judges and Commissioners from
the counties Interested especially are
urged to attend, as the meettlng is de
signed to show these men that the road
would bea boon to these counties.
The State Highway Commission has
no funds available for such a task, ac
cording; to Major H. L. Bowlby, who
last ye.r went over the ground to make
a report on the feasibility of the plan,
but be will again appear before the
association and talk on the good which
the four counties would derive.
. Road Held Farmers' Need.
"The argument often has been
brought forward by those opposed to
the highway that the autolsts would
be the only people benefited by such
a road, but that is wrong" says Major
Bowlby. "However, it is impossible for
any farming community to get along
without the use of a good road. -
"Of course, the road would be a
great attraction for tourists, but tour
ists mean money and tbey do not pre
vent any long-distance road such as
this, would be from being valuable lo
"The State of Washington tried a
lew experiments along this line, and
they were so successful that it has
begun the expenditure of J19.000.000
for roads in 1913 and 1914. That ought
to be an argument worth looking into.
1 am prepared to give a lot of infor
matlon along that line. ,
"The work of building -the road along
the Upper Columbia from Biggs, Wasco
County, to Portland, soon will-be well
under way. f Multnomah County has
done its work in both directions, and
Clatsop also has done considerable
work, but there is much left for all
President I'rgea AwakenlBK
Mr. Meier's letter says in part:
"As a firm believer In the results to
be attained by a good, passable, per
manent highway to tbe sea. continuing
the splendid work of the Upper Colum
bia highway from Portland to The
Dalles, which should be opened next
year, I believe sentiment among the
people . living in the Great Lower Co
lumbia Basin must be awakened -at
"This meeting with your presence.
as well as all the commissioners and
judges of the counties affected, is bound
to be productive of some results.
"There will be three trains Saturday,
one at 9 A. M., one at 2 P. M. and one
at 6:30 P. M., also Sunday morning at
9 A. M in case it will be impossible
for you to get away on Saturday. I
also want to call your attention to the
fact that Monday Is a holiday, Labor
"In conclusion I desire to say that
my interest in this matter is prompted
solely by the need for creating betten
roads In this state, and at present my
efforts are being directed towards the
the highway to the sea.
Those to whom letters have been sent
From Portland Kehalem Timber & L.os-
ITing Co., Benson Lumber Co.. A P. Rpra;ue,
Crosaett Timber Co., Geoixe B. McLeaoa
Hammond Lumber Co., Russell Hawkins.
The Whitney Co L. T. Wentworth. Port
land Lumber Co.. Samuel Hill. W. B. Dod-
on. Paul Wesiinger, Judge T. J. Cleeton.
E. L. Thompson, F. B. Holbrook. D. V. Hart,
R, C. Hoi man. O. W. Taylor. W. J. Cle
mens, H. B. Chapman. John Yeon, Fred H.
Moore, w. a. TUiiage, w. i wgniner.
Qeorga E. Waggoner. Fred J. Sharkey. Ed
gar B. Piper. George B. Cellars, Judge J.
P. Kavanaugh, Bert Farrell, H- L. Htm
blett, Charles Chamberlain. R. B. Crosier
and C. L. con yen.
From Astoria George W. Sanborn. T. A.
Fisher. Albent Brlx. John Waterhouse, John
waters, u.awin t;. juaa, j. Alien, w. a.
Sherman, W. H. Copeland. R. R. Camithers,
F. !. Parker. Charles R. Higglns. J. S. Dei
linger, C. W. Mulllns, John Frye, August
HUdebrande. J. C. Clinton and Charles V.
From Llnnton O. M. Clark, Clark-Wilson
From 8t Helens St. Helens Lumber Co..
W. A Harris. James Dart, Louis Fluhrer.
John Farr and A. E. Thompson.
From Warrenton George Warren. C F.
Lester, George H. Greer, Clifford Barlow and
Charles M. Bennett.
From Blind Slough Green Larson.
From HUlsboro John Nyberg, D. B. Rea-
soner and C. C. Huntley.
From Clatakanle Orrln Backus and W,
From Rainier George W. Vogel, Robert
Tount. W. D. Flue. H. R. Dibble, carieton
Lewis. A L. Clarke. W. I. Diets. C. A.
Nutt, -A. L. Richmond. A P. McLaren. W.
Gregory. T. J. Kllppel, F. R. Davis, F. B.
w TtAurna. William Reld. Jr.. Lloyd Fuller.
Kenneth Fish. Fred Traw, Frank Sherwood
and Max Fullop.
From Gearhart G. L. Reese. J. F. Daly,
Lewis Thomas and EL X. Wheeler.
From Seaside Dan J. Moore. William
Dresser. Edgar Piper Jr., Louis Helmrlcn,
J. E. Oates Alex Gilbert Alex Gilbert Jr.
William Henshaw L. Brllller and Dr. W.
E. Lew la
From Pendleton David H. Nelson.
From Eugene Judge Helm us W. Thomp
From Prescott F. W. Gregory.
From Seattle W. O. Collins, Merrill Lum
From Mist KehaleiB Valley Creamery As
sociation. Casper W. Libel ao4 s. N. De-
From Jewell E. Jamleson.
From Buxton John Rlnck .Weaver
Shingle Co. F. J. Wlrfs and DC 11- stowell.
New Photo Plays Open
JX KALEU comedy, "Breaking Into
t the Big League," the big attrac
tlon on the bill which opened yesterday
at the Columbia Theater, is a great
baseball photoplay, featuring Muggsy
McGraw. manager of the New York
Giants, Christy Matthewson and other
big league stars. The entire Giant
team is seen in several exciting games
and there are some splendid views of
the great . crowds in the grandstands
who are pulling for the home team
The story deals with a player on a
minor league team who is released
after be has made a costly error. That
night be creams that he has been
drafted to the New Tork Giants and
after being coached by McGraw and
Matthewson becomes a great star. The
games are Interspersed with many
comedy situations which greatly
pleased the audiences yesterday.
All the members of both the Portland
and Los Angeles Coast League teams
will be the special guests of Manager
Bergner, of the Columbia, at tonight s
Hew a little child leads a poor un
fortunate to his better self and sends
him on his way rejoicing is shown in
the Vitagraph drama entitled "Better
Days." The father and mother place
their little boy in care of the maid
while they leave for -the day. The
maid, taking advantage of their
absence, visits a friend. While she is
gone a tramp appears- and the child
prattles with him. Finally Bobbie gives
the hungry man something to eat and
Invites him to play with his toys. The
tramp is reminded of his own little boy
whom he has not seen for years and
his heart is touched and he determines
to lead a better life.
"The Erring Brother," a Pathe melo
drama, is filled with exciting features.
There is plenty of plot and action and
a real villain who meets his fate as
do all villains In melodramas. A new
song is sung by Matt Dennis, the bari
tone, and the orchestra contributes sev
eral entertaining selections. Same bill
remainder of the week.
CONSTANTLY on the qui vive for the
supreme perfection in motion pic
turedom, ceaselessly and tirelessly
searching, looking, working in a thou
sand ways by telephone, telegraph and
cable to obtain features in the true
sense of the word to present to its pa
trons. tho People's Amusement Com
pany feels In its happy achievement of
yesterday Its efforts crowed with suc
cess. Seldom has It been the fortune
of the company to present at one time
such perfect interpretations of modern
film science and art. Kach of the
first-run houses presents a production
of which any management may well
The People's offers "The Beaten
Path," a problem screen production
dealing with that endless theme, he
redity. It is the vindication of the
weak and the solace of the strong. In
all the numerous magazine articles,
popular novels, dramas by noted au
thors, such as Henrlk Ibsen, never has
a more vivid and broad, a more compre
hensive interpretation appeared. It
reaches the heart of heredity, and so
vividly portrays through tbe silent
drama that the audience finds a sub
conscious awakening, though often re
luctant, to what strength of charac
ter means, not to the individual entire
ly, but to the universe and to the fu
ture generations of great men and
women. It is strong, forceful and po
tent. Several other interesting films
appear. Gordon Soule. the boy pianist,
has added new honors to his credit. His
interpretation of classical selections
shows power and sympathy.
In presenting "The Trail of Steel"
the Arcade management has given to
the public a glimpse of the earlier
struggles of advance of civillztion
through the extension of railroads. It
is a most powerful story wonderfully
told, and the acting fills with amaze
ment, so true to detail, while the
scenery, by the vastness of the ground
covered and in the wild beauty of an
undeveloped country, is worthy of ar
tistic reproduction upon canvas and
will long live in the memories of thosts
fortunate enough to witness this stir
ring and intense photodrama.
Tho musical numbers of Miss Shat-
tuck were in tone with the pleasing
The Star theater offered a beautiful
film play, "Parted at the Altar." a
drama teeming with pathos, loving sac
rifice and delightful acting, 'ine nu
merous scenes of this pleasing produc
tion contain Intense climaxes of deep
emotion and heart interest. Other fea
tures of the film programme were in
teresting, and a Keystone comedy,
"The Ragtime Band." added the meas
ure of mirth to blenfi into a perfect
whole. Miss Edith Vernon, the Cali
fornia vocalist, responded gracefully to
numerous merited encores.
ATTORNEY IS ARRESTED
J. "HAT" HITCHIXGS ACCUSED
OP PEEPING IN WISDOWS.
Activity in Preferring Charges of
Immorality Has Resulted In
Earning Stftplclon of Police.
Caught playing "Peeping Tom," at
a residence at 52S Columbia street, it
is charged, J. "Hat" Hitchings, an at
torney of some notoriety, was arrest
ed by Patrolman Schirmer, late Tues
day night, and later, after being re
leased on his recognizance, was kicked
bodily out of the police station when
he returned to threaten to "get" the
When Hitchings' case was called In
Municipal Court yesterday, nearly a
dozen- women were present to give
testimony against him, and it is said
their number will be augmented be
tween now and the trial of the case.
Complaint ia made by D. J. Cogh
lan, who alleges that Hitchings was
caught peeping in at his windows. Nu
merous other residents in the vicinity
assert that he has been hanging about
the neighborhood for several weeks.
Hitchings has been horsewhipped
publicly by several women whose
characters he was said to have at
tacked, the most recent Incident be
ing about three years ago, when the
'castigatlon was administered by a
young woman whose arrest he had
procured on an immorality charge.
Hitchings attempted to have Police
Captain Bailey disciplined for refus
ing to book the girl on his demand.
He has been active for yeara In an
independent effort to collect evidence
of Immorality, and carries about a
great mass of written memoranda
which he offers from time to time to
everyone In authority. Suspicion that
Hitchings is .seeking to sexve per
sonal motives has deterred each suc
cessive official from accepting the evi
dence. Hitchings was ejected sum
marily from Chief Clark's office a few
days ago, when he went to lay charges
against former Chief Slover and thejn
repudiated his statements when Clark
called Slover In.
ST. JOHNS WANTS PARKS
Council Forbids Drinking- In Card
and Pool Halls of City.
ST. JOHNS. Or., Aug. 20. (Special.)
At the meeting of the Council last
nlgsjt. the committee on fire and water
reported that it Is investigating a new
alarm system and will submit a de
tailed report at the aext meeting.
Mayor Bredson recommended that all
persons who have tracts suitable for
parks ana piaygrounas suuian oias to
the committee, giving cost and location
of the tracts. The Mayor fawrs the
plan to purchase parks for St. Johns,
but desires tracts at a reasonable
An ordinance forbidding drinking in
card or poolrooms or public houses in
St. Johns was passed. An ordinance
insuring members of the fire depart
ment against injury while on duty was
read and passed over till the next
The City Engineer was directed to
prepare plans and estimates for the
improvement of the Willamette boule
vard through St. Johns.
s HOTELS AND SUMMER RESORTS.
THE MULTNOMAH C-B"SU
Av HOTEL OREGON
- ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOF.
Th utmost in diversion, but not at the
expense of peace and comfort or the ut
most in quiet and contentment, but not at
tbe expense of amusement or social diver
sion. Rates, Information and reservations at Port
land office, 72 Corbett bids. Both phones,
or any S. P. K. R. agent.
HOTEL MOORE ??g
CLATSOP BEACH, SEASIDE, OREGON
OPENED JUNE 1, WITH COMPLETE SUMMER CREW
I t ....... PImM- llht4. RMmB rftk srwtthsst
t hath, ail aurf bathias:.
aad roaming water. Sea food a specialty. Grill ron sections.
DAN J. MOORE, Proprietor.
Large airy rooms, overlooking ocean:
home cooking, home comforts. The
most attractive place in Seaside.
Also five-room cottage for rent: fire
place; beautiful flowers: ocean view.
Also housekeeping apartments.
MISS S. DAM.H.V, Frost.
Sol Due Hot
la the Hrart of the Olympic.
For descriptive literature, addraav"
the Manager.-Sol Cue. Clallam County.
PARENTS JOIN PROTEST
TUBERCULAR SAXITAKIUM MLViT
BE STOPPED BY LAW.
Eat.t Side Resident Fear Institution
Would Endanger Health of
Children Passing Place.
Residents of Waverly, Richmond arid
Waverleigh districts on the East Side
have started a vigorous campaign of
protest against the proposed location
at East Twenty-eighth and Tlbbetts
streets of a tubercular sanitarium and
axe planning a series of meetings to
express their objection to the proj
ect which seems to be fostered by a
number of enterprising physicians.
A committee of home owners in that
vicinity, including N. C. Thorne. a
member of the faculty of Portland
academy. 'and C. G. Sutherland, as
sistant to the general manager of the
O.-W. R. & N. Company, is engaged in
circulating petitions which will be pre
sented to the City Council asking that
no permit for the Institution be
The site for the proposed sanitarium
is a tract 100 feet on East Twenty
eighth etreet and 13 feet on Tlbbetts
street. The neighborhood is well built
up with fine residences and on both
sides of the proposed hospital the
property Is built solid with fine homes,
all of them occupied by the owners
and each' housing children. The site is
400 feet from the Clinton-Kelly school
and from 300 to 400 children pass the
place four times a day.
The promoters propose to establish
tent houses to take care of the pa
tients. It Is pointed out that this plan
would be inimical to the health of per
sons passing the place.
The Council will be urged to pass
an ordiance prohibiting the erection
of tubercular sanitariums In tbe city
WOMAN BELIEVED SUICIDE
Footprints Near River Found After
Disappearance at Salem.
SALEM, Or.. Aug. 20. (Special.)
Footprints of a woman on tbe river
bank gave rise to a theory tonight
that 3irs. -l a- " v "j ..-
disappeared from ber borne, 689 North
1 rooms tl-B per day
!0 rooms (with bath)li.00 per imy
10 rooms (with bath)L par day
Add L0 par day to abova price
when two occupy on room.
VEST ATTRACTIVE PRICES
TOE PERMANENT GUESTS
R. C ronXHS, Hsssnr.
GAIXKIt THIGFEX. Aesrt Ml
Portland's Famous .Hotel,
rtotedfsr the Excellence
OeNEDAfcOPERArEDBTTTIE PORTLAND HOTELCa
Portland's Newest and Most Magnificent Hostelry,
Opened March 4th, 181.
Five hundred elegantly furnished rooms, nearly all with
private baths: 100 specially equipped sample-rooms for
the commercial trade. Located on Broadway right in the
heart of the city.
WRIGHT-DICKINSON HOTEL CO.
Wheat im Seattle Stop at the Hotel Seattle.
THE HOUSE OT WELCOME.
PARK AND ALDER ST3 PORTLAND, OR.
In the theater and shopping district, one block
from any carline; rates $1.00 per day and np; with
bath, $1.50 per day and np.
Take 'oar Brown Auto 'Bos.
C. W. Cornelias, President. H. E. Fletcher, Manager
Fourteenth and Washington Streets.
Booms, with bath, $1.50 day. - -
Booms without bath, $1.00 day.
All outside rooms, fireproof construction.
Special rates for permanent guests.
Ross Finnegan, Mgr. Victor Brandt, Proprr-
Recreattoa pier for fiahiauc. Steam heat
VTavTi r 1 i cr H r r1 thrmirhanL KlW eon
crete absolutely fireproof building; tel"
phone connections, running water.
European plan. Bates $1.00 per ds7 4
Situated In heart of city, corner of Main
and Bridge streets,
JOHX MEAR8, Proprietor.
"The Hackney Cottage"
Beautiful surroundings and taa
most pleasant spot on North Beach.
Home comforts and spring water
to drink, and the bouse la electri
fied. Make reservations by mall or
wire. Sea View, Wiss,
Commercial street, early today, com
mitted suicide by drowning. She was
In ill health and had often threatened
to end ber life.
Mrs. Guild was (0 years of age, and
besides her husband, sje Is survived
by a daughter. Mrs. Lilly Sampson, of
this city, and a son, Frederick Guild, of
searched all dav for
the woman and the river near tha
tracks on the bank is being dragged.
Lane County Improves Roads.
SPRINGFIELD. Or, Aug. 20. (Sp..
claL) Lane Countv baa begun the con
structlon of a mile of macadam Aa&
east of this city. When completed tbls
will make two miles of road that tSe
county baa built under its system of
making permanent highways.
CLASSIFIED AD. RATES
Tksallv . iinnrlar.
' . Per Lin.
e-ame ad conaecative iUncs........Zo
time m. muw cvmsf." z
bame a, six or eerea ronecaUF time. &o
Ihe above rate apply to advertisements
aaaer "e Today mai all otUer c.atirfcm-
Ituiia except l luitvtuui.
situations t aattrd, JLale.
bttutttions Want!, jtemaie.
fror rent, Hoonw, Frivaie families.
mH Hnard trtvate ft- mlliM.
Kate en tne above elaetiiicttUuns Is
ceais a line eacb insertion.
Wnea one advertisement la not run in c
SeCUUVe IaSOa UV ware-Muyins.
bix average words count ns one line mm
can advertisements and no ad. counted
Kw ..k.PH arlrtniaTnMta ham will
be based oa tiie aamber of lines appearing
also nanrr. resrardirMi of tne auiuner of
words in eaiix line .Minimum ebaraa. iv
. Tbe OfnUi will accept classified 1 nd-
vertisemeni wcr y7.s .
tbe advertiser subscriber to eiUier
u- day. Whether ub-o.int adTertue
minf wiU be accepted over the pboo de
pends upon the prompt oe. of payment ot
Ulephoni adertbmel. Bltomtlon. Muted
cepted ever the telephone. Orders for one
f e, "Xsie. Opportunities.-?SoniSr-hToi
and "Wanted ( lient-
Th. orccooisa will not annrnateo accuracy
K sMorne mpMulbUKr for errors sccuxrUur.
bT telephoned adTertimeats.
Th. tl recon la will be reaponaible for
more than one Incorrect insertion, of any
advertisement ofterea lor nsore uuvn
l-- Xew Today" all .advertisement are
charged by sneasore oauy. 14 lines to the
Remittances' asost aeoompaay out-of-town
anT.?i.nta to receive Drooer rlasrd.
fWilon most be in the Oreconlaa office
before 10 o'clock at BtRbt, except Saturday,
c loMinar honr for Tbe Sunday Oreffonlnn will
be VTclork Saturday night. The office will
be open antll 11 o'clock P. M-, no usual, and
. . . n J f, nn la r n tnw nmn- .laail.
ftcattoa wilt be run under headiag "Toe Lata